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The tyranny of merit : what's become of the common good?

text The tyranny of merit : what's become of the common good?

Summary

"A world-famous political philosopher, and the bestselling author of Justice, reveals the driving force behind the resurgence of populism: the tyranny of the meritocracy and the resentments it produces"--

Contents

Introduction : getting in -- Winners and losers -- "Great because good" : a brief moral history of merit -- The rhetoric of rising -- Credentialism : the last acceptable prejudice -- Success ethics -- The sorting machine -- Recognizing work -- Conclusion.

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272 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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